State of Vermont auction of surplus state vehicles this Saturday

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BERLIN — The State of Vermont will be auctioning off a large assortment of state vehicles and equipment to the public beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 12.

The auction will be held at the Agency of Transportation Central Garage located at 1756 US Route 302, in Berlin, across from the Wayside Restaurant.

A major collection of state vehicles and equipment including, dump trucks, plow trucks, pick-up trucks, police cruisers, fleet passenger vehicles, cargo vans, box trucks, boats, four wheelers, snowmobiles, kayaks, riding mowers, tools, tires, generators, miscellaneous parts and more will be auctioned off to the highest bidder.

The event is expected to be very well attended.

“This is an absolute auction with no reserves,” said Terry Lamos, the State’s Surplus Property Manager. “All vehicles will be sold to the highest bidder rain or shine.”

This auction is on many calendars across New England and Quebec. It has become a destination event for many who come year after year in hopes of obtaining a good deal on a vehicle or piece of equipment.

State officials are hopeful that a portion of the equipment and vehicles being offered finds their way back into service in Vermont communities.

There are 16 paddle boats available at this year’s auction.

For more information and pictures of surplus equipment that will be offered at this auction, go to the Auctions International website at http://www.auctionsinternational.com/liveauctions.

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